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Archaeologist
A scientist who studies the life and culture of ancient peoples by excavating ancient living sites
anthropologist
scientists who studies past human and prehuman civilizations
Paleaontologist
a scientist who studies pregistoric fossils and articfacts
prehistory
history before recorded history as learned from archeology
radiocarbon dating
measuring the age of once living material by calculating the amount of radioactive carbon present in it
artifact
an object made by humans, such as tools, ornaments, weapons, or pottery, that has historical or archaeoligical importance
culture
the ideas, customes, skills, and arts of a given people at a given time
technology
the skills and knowledge available to a people
primitive
somebody or something from the first stage or form of something